Category Archive for "News"

RFT talks to Debbie McGee

RFT chairperson Juliet Hanfling was a guest on Debbie McGee's Radio Berkshire Sunday morning show this week. Debbie quizzed Juliet about the difference between the multiplexes and independent cinemas such as RFT. She was also intrigued to understand the F-rating that RFT uses to highlight films made by and featuring women in lead roles. If you would like to hear the interview again you can do so on BBC Sounds here. The interview is about 48 minutes into the …

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10% Discount at Sizzling Spice

RFT members can enjoy a pre-film meal and get 10% off the price of the food*, not just for you but for all your guests. Sizzling Spice serves fine Bangladeshi and Indian cuisine and is located close to the Shinfield Road entrance to the University.

Sizzling Spice, 
62 Christchurch Road, 
Reading RG2 7AZ 
0118 987 1190

*Not valid on Sundays, Wednesdays or in combination with other offers…

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Woodley Waitrose Green Tokens

Do you shop at Woodley Waitrose? Save your tokens for RFT

Woodley Waitrose has offered us the opportunity to take part in their Community Matters scheme from Thursday 7 March, alongside 2 other local charities with an arts/cultural theme. At the end of 4 weeks the 3 charities each receive a share of £1000 proportional to the number of green tokens they have collected. If you shop at this branch of Waitrose please pick up a green token and drop …

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RFT talks to Breeze Radio

RFT Chairperson Juliet Hanfling spoke to Breeze radio this week. She discussed the nearly 50 year history of RFT, the kinds of films we show and our typical audiences. You can read the associated article and hear the interview here.…

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Matt Rodda MP to speak at “I, Daniel Blake” Q&A

RFT’s decision to screen I, Daniel Blake at RFT for a second time on Thurs 13th September at 7:30pm, coincided with the facebook release of a Parliamentary speech by Matt Rodda, MP for Reading East, formally asking the House to vote for a pause in the ‘rollout’ of Universal Credit (UC) benefits. This juxtaposition of events prompted RFT to invite both Matt Rodda and Readifood manager Alison Peyton to the upcoming screening on September 13th. The storyline of I,

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